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Postdoctoral Position in experimental nanostructured metals

A Postdoctoral position is available starting September 2017, in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. The focus of the research is on additive manufacturing and characterization of nanostructured metals.

Required expertise include:

- PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science or related fields.

- Hands on experience with TEM, SEM and XRD

- Strong knowledge on processing, microstructure and properties of nanostructured metals.

2 PhD positions immediately available at University of Maryland- College Park

Two PhD positions on the MODELING AND SIMULATIONS OF FLOWS IN POLYELECTROLYTE-BRUSH-GRAFTED NANOCHANNELS are available immediately in SMIEL (Soft Matter Interfaces and Energy Laboratory) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland. One of the selected students will be working with Prof. Siddhartha Das (Webpage: and the other student will work jointly with Prof. Siddhartha Das and Prof.

Multi-scale finite element modeling of magnesium medical devices

<p>Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for two full-time Postdoctoral Researcher positions on the finite element simulation of magnesium orthopaedic implants. These three year fixed term positions are funded through a US-Ireland R&amp;D Partnership Programme involving collaboration between the SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices (Cúram), the NSF Engineering Research Centre Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials (RMB, USA), and the Nanotechnology and Integrated Bioengineering Centre (NIBEC, Northern Ireland).

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Multiple post-doc positions at COHMAS-KAUST

 The Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, invites applications for Postdoctoral fellow in Mechanical Engineering at the Composite and Heterogeneous Material Analysis and Simulation Laboratory (COHMAS, 


JRF position at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the post of Junior Research Fellow in a sponsored research project Nonlinear Interaction of Guided Waves with Delamination Defects in Composite Waveguides.  Expected research activities involved in the project are 

2 Post-Doc Positions in Computational Materials Science

Within the framework of the Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg the materials modeling group of the Institute for General Material Properties is inviting applications for postdocs in the field of atomistic simulations of mechanical properties.  The research projects will focus on the role of interfaces on the plastic deformation and fracture of nanostructured materials.

PhD Position in Computational Materials Science / Glass Physics

The Atomistic Materials Modeling group of Prof. Erik Bitzek is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD position at the Institute for General Materials Properties within the Department of Materials Science of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in Erlangen, Germany. The objective of the PhD project is to use atomistic simulation methods to study the influence of topological anisotropy on the mechanical properties of inorganic glasses.


PhD Position in Atomistic Simulations / Computational Fracture Mechanics

The Institute for General Materials Properties of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is seeking outstanding candidates for the project “microKIc – Microscopic Origins of Fracture Toughness”, which is funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant.

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Postdoctoral position in Computational Mechanics at Vanderbilt University

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position (open immediately) in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University. The candidate will conduct research in the broad area of computational solid mechanics and is expected to contribute to one or both of the following ongoing projects:

1) Modeling the mechano-electrochemistry of corrosive dissolution or dealloying of metal alloys. 

2) Wave propagation in acoustic, elastic and viscoelastic media relevant to ultrasound imaging of biological tissues.

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Posdoc in Smart Manufacturing of Composite Materials

The candidate will work in a project related with smart manufacturing of composite materials by injection/infusion techniques. The project will consist in a joint collaboration between Data Mining Research Group from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) and IMDEA Materials Institute.The research activities will be focussed on the application of simulation techniques (computational fluid mechanics) to the optimization of manufacturing process of composite materials by liquid moulding, including the creation of a physical demonstrator.

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Ph.D. Research Position in Soft Tissue Mechanics (U.S. Citizens only)


One Ph.D. research position is available immediately at Iowa State University’s Mechanical Engineering Department in the area of soft tissue biomechanics. The candidates must be a US Citizen and have earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, or a related field. The selected candidates are expected to start no later than January 2018.


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Postdoc in small-scale mechanical behavior of materials

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Professor George M. Pharr to build a new small-scale mechanical testing laboratory and use it in fundamental research programs related to nanoindentation and small-scale mechanical behavior of materials.

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Postdoc in Mechanics and Materials in Extreme Dynamic Environments


The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in experimental mechanics, with an emphasis on understanding the critical mechanisms that control the behavior of materials in extreme dynamic environments. A significant part of the research is expected to include using major national facilities such as APS. It is expected that the Fellow will also help develop the intersection of experimental mechanics and data science.

Postdoc Opening: Non-reciprocity in Acoustic Systems with Nonlinear Hierarchical Internal Structure and Asymmetry

Location: Georgia Tech, School of Mechanical Engineering, Atlanta, GA
Advisor: Michael J. Leamy, Associate Professor
Funding Source: National Science Foundation (4 years; $2,000,000)

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Postdoctoral research in topology and fiber composite optimization at UC San Diego

Applications are sought for a Post-Doctoral Researcher at University of California, San Diego (USA) to join the M2DO research lab. The primary research focus is to develop topology optimization for fiber composite material. In particular the research will develop an optimization method for structural topology as well as fiber composite architecture making essential use of the finite element method for structural mechanics. The position is initially for one year with a possibility for renewal. 

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Postdoctoral Fellowship (Computational Solid Mechanics)

I am looking for highly motivated candidates to fill some postdocs positions in computational solid mechanics in Chile.

Please see details here:





Post-doctoral fellow in Chile's Legato Team

Possibilities for postdoctoral fellowships in Computational Mechanics with Elena Atroshchenko in collaboration within the Legato Team

Please apply here:

If you need information, please contact Elena Atroshchenko <>

Finite Element Software Developer

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Altair Engineering Inc is seeking a Software Engineer to assist in the development of OptiStruct, a commercial finite element code mainly involved in the structural dynamics and acoustics domain. The candidate will be mainly responsible for writing software in Fortran and C++. It is also desirable for candidates to be familiar with the noise/vibration/harshness (NVH) arena. Click here to learn about Altair’s OptiStruct:


Phd and postdoc position in thermographic inspection of composites @ Ghent University (Belgium)

We are looking for a PhD and postdoc researcher in thermographic inspection of composites, in the context of NDT (NonDestructive Testing) and defect detection.

More information can be found on

Transportation Network Controllability PhD studentship in the Department of Computational Engineering Sciences at the University of Luxembourg

There is a PhD position in Computational Engineering and Science offered at the MobiLab Transport Research Group of the University of Luxembourg! We look for a passionate researcher who wants to study network controllability in transportation systems for 3(+1) years. If you are interested go to

Controllability of Transportation Networks

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Joint PhD position (UNIBS/ND) on energy storage materials

The Multiscale Mechanics and Multiphysics of Materials Lab ( at the School of Engineering at the University of Brescia, Italy announces a joint PhD fellowship between the Universities of Brescia (Italy) and Notre Dame (USA) on the subject of  Co-designed modeling and experimental investigations on electrodes modified with lithiated organic ligands. The student, who must have graduated in a non-Italian institution, will be co-advised by Prof. A. Salvadori (UNIBS) and J. Schaefer (ND).

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Postdoc on mechanical challenges in energy conversion technologies


We are looking for a new postdoc to work on mechanical challenges in energy conversation technologies.

If you are interested you can take a closer look at the job description here:

Best regards 

Henrik Lund Frandsen 

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GRA (PhD student) positions on two NSF projects at Georgia Tech

Greetings - I am seeking two self-motivated PhD students for two separate NSF projects:

Project 1 is on nonlinear nonconservative dynamics of fiber-based flexible piezoelectric composites for complex 3D deformations (involves theory and experiments)

keywords: vibration, piezoelectricity, nonlinear, dissipation, plates, actuation

(a co-PI and another student will be on the fluid dynamics side of the multiphysics problem, involves strong collaboration)


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